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Tema Fire Service records 294 cases

Two hundred and ninety cases of fire outbreak were recorded from January to September in the Tema Metropolis this year, Madam Rosemary Brobby, Ghana National Fire Service, (GNFS) spokesperson in Tema, has disclosed. Out of the total, domestic fires topped with 114 cases, vehicular fires 41cases, commercial and electrical fires, …

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First Lady calls for war against HIV

The First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama has called for concerted effort in the Prevention of Mother To Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV. She also advocated the need to keep mothers infected with HIV alive in order to ensure that they live to care for their children. The First lady made …

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Ghana is not 3rd most corrupt country – Government

Government has described as extremely misleading a story published by myjoyonline.com and broadcast  on Joy FM, claiming that a Gallup poll conducted in 129 countries, ranked Ghana as the third most corrupt country. It said a thorough study of the Gallup poll shows that nowhere was it suggested that Ghana …

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Support fight against breast cancer – UT bank

UT Bank on Friday appealed to corporate bodies and individuals to support financially to its Pledge Pink Campaign, aimed towards fighting breast cancer in the country. The campaign, which was the 4th edition, was instituted by UT Bank to coincide with the global commemoration of Breast Cancer Awareness every October, …

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Zoomlion donates to EPA

Zoomlion Ghana limited, a waste management company, has donated 100 pieces of 240 litre capacity waste management bins to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Mrs  Angelina Mensah Head of Public Affairs Department of the EPA, said the donation was to assist in the national waste segregation programme to be carried …

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SSNIT offloads shares in Merchant Bank

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has off loaded majority of its shares in Merchant Bank Ghana Limited to Fortiz Private Equity Fund Ltd, a wholly owned Ghanaian equity fund. A statement signed by Evangeline Amegashie, Corporate Affairs Manager of SSNIT, noted that, under the transaction, “Fortiz now …

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Benin is ready for Africa integration – Minister

Ms Naomie Azaria, Minister in charge of Trade and Commerce for the Benin Republic has said, her country is ready to ensure the full integration of Africa states to promote trade. She said the government of Benin is not paying lip service to African integration and has ensured that citizens …

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Five in court for assault

Five persons on Friday appeared before the Takoradi Circuit Court “B” for allegedly assaulting a public officer and resisting arrest. They are Abraham Aduley, a 27-year old trader, Joseph Kaku Menlah, 33, a farmer, Bonya Emmanuel, 22, a drivers’ mate, Amihere Ackah, 20, a farmer and Michael Ackah, 52, also …

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Eight law students receive scholarship

The Lebanese community in Ghana has presented eight level 200 law students at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) with scholarship to support their pursuit of academic careers. This would cover their accommodation and school fees. This brings to 22, the number of tertiary students – seven …

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East Gonja farmers hail JICA rice project

Farmers in the East Gonja District of the Northern Region have hailed the sustainable development of rain-fed production project of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) being implemented in the area. Twenty-two groups from 22 communities in the district took taking part in the project, which started in 2009 with …

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